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Rich Rubino commented on Rich Rubino's group This Date in American Political History
"October 19, 1960 – President Dwight D. Eisenhower places a total embargo on U.S. exports to Cuba. The embargo survives to this day."
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Rich Rubino commented on Rich Rubino's group This Date in American Political History
"October 17, 1974 – President Gerald R. Ford defends his decision to pardon former President Richard M. Nixon before the Judiciary Subcommittee on Criminal Justice in the U.S. House of Representatives."
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Rich Rubino commented on Rich Rubino's group This Date in American Political History
"October 15, 1992 – Almost seventy million viewers watch the Presidential debate between President George H. W. Bush, Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton, and billionaire industrialist, H. Ross Perot."
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Rich Rubino commented on Rich Rubino's group This Date in American Political History
"October 14, 1979 –National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights is held in Washington, D.C. About 100,000 supporters of homosexual rights participate."
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Rich Rubino commented on Rich Rubino's group The Political Bible of Little Known Facts in American Politics
"The Pinnacle of Self-Importance: Pope Paul VI was the first Pope to visit America while serving as the Pontiff.  He visited New York City and met with President Lyndon B. Johnson at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, addressed the…"
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Rich Rubino commented on Rich Rubino's group This Date in American Political History
"October 13, 1978 – President Jimmy Carter signs the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978, reforming the federal government’s civil service system. The duties of the U.S. Civil Service Commission are dispersed through three different agencies."
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Rich Rubino commented on Rich Rubino's group The Political Bible of Little Known Facts in American Politics
"Listen to Your Speech Writer: The famous quote by Gerald R. Ford on his inauguration: “Our long national nightmare is over,” referring to the Watergate affair, was written by White House speechwriter Robert T. Hartmann. …"
Oct 10
Rich Rubino commented on Rich Rubino's group This Date in American Political History
"October 9, 1953 – After his father’s death from Pancreatic Cancer, future President Jimmy Carter leaves the Navy to take over the family farm in Plains, Georgia."
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Political Exaggerations: Stretching the Truth Is a Tradition in American Politics

Economist John Kenneth Galbraith (1908-2006) said: "Modesty is a vastly overrated virtue." Politicians have apparently taken Galbraith's words to heart.Through advertisements and meetings with voters, they are quick to trumpet a litany of accomplishments and virtues. Most recently, the Republican nominee for governor of Georgia, David Perdue, told Morehouse College students that his father, in his role as a superintendent of Schools, desegregated the Houston County schools. …See More
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Rich Rubino commented on Rich Rubino's group The Political Bible of Little Known Facts in American Politics
"Words in the Margin don’t count: Campaigning for a full term in 1976, Gerald R. Ford read words in the margin of his speech (“with emphasis”) as part of the text:  “I say to you this is nonsense with emphasis!”"
Oct 8
Rich Rubino commented on Rich Rubino's group This Date in American Political History
"October 8, 1974 – President Gerald R. Ford addressed a Joint Session of the U.S. Congress on his plan to “Whip Inflation Now.”"
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Rich Rubino commented on Rich Rubino's group The Political Bible of Little Known Facts in American Politics
"Nixon Proposed Obama-Care before Obama: In 1974, Richard M. Nixon proposed a comprehensive Health Insurance Reform Program, which would mandate all Americans to have Health Insurance, with the federal government subsidizing those who could not…"
Oct 7
Rich Rubino commented on Rich Rubino's group This Date in American Political History
"October 7, 2001 – The U.S. invasion of Afghanistan, a.k.a. Operation Enduring Freedom is inaugurated."
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Rich Rubino commented on Rich Rubino's group The Political Bible of Little Known Facts in American Politics
"The Johnson Stones:  The only Presidents who suffered from urethral stones were Andrew Johnson and Lyndon B. Johnson (James K. Polk had a urinary stone but it was dislodged at age 17)."
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Rich Rubino commented on Rich Rubino's group This Date in American Political History
"October 6, 1976 – During the Second Presidential debate in San Francisco, California, between President Gerald R. Ford and former Georgia Governor Jimmy Carter, Ford makes a colossal gaff by stating that: “there is no Soviet domination…"
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Rich Rubino commented on Rich Rubino's group The Political Bible of Little Known Facts in American Politics
"Chalk Full of Nuts:  The Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate in Wyoming was Tim Chestnut.  He had an inimical campaign slogan:  “Chestnut, the best nut for Senate.”  Cowboy State Voters strongly disagreed, giving…"
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